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“Loved all the improvements, including the staff, and we can't wait to go back!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rus Mar Motel

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Rus Mar Motel
Ranked #19 of 76 Hotels in Wildwood
Certificate of Excellence
New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Loved all the improvements, including the staff, and we can't wait to go back!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2011

Our first trip to the Rus Mar was last summer, before the new owners took over. We had a nice time, but this year when we returned we were more than pleasantly surprised by all the wonderful improvements. We stayed upstairs, which is so nice to have the deck area to sit outside and enjoy the ocean/boardwalk view. Our dog also ejoyed eating out there! The room was clean and perfect for the 3 of us. The management and staff made us feel welcome and at home, and that made it very comforting when leaving our dog in the room for activities that he couldn't join us for. The area is great too-so many places to walk to, and dog beaches only a few minutes drive away. We hope to get back for a weekend this fall, but can't wait to return again in August! Thank you Rus Mar, Ed and Bob for a wonderful vacation! See you soon :)

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank jacquie c
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2011

We stay in Widwood every summer. We now have 2 boys under 4 and being close to the boards and beach is a must. We called 3 or 4 motels and were quoted rates in a quick short, like we were interrupting them tones. Not The RUS MAR!! We got Ed the manager on the phone. How delightful he was to deal with. and funny too!! We reserved 2 rooms by the end of our conversation! We were very excited to arrive and we were very impressed with the motel. It had the Retro Wildwood charm we always look for and some nice new touches. The rooms are tiled floored. GREAT. No stinky carpet nothing to trap dirt or sand. The only thing between us and the beach was a bike rental store!!. We were able to load up the kids and make our trek to the water without worrying about getting in the car and finding a parking spot and paying for the meters.
At night we loaded the boys in the stroller and pushed them the 50 feet to the boards.
We could not have asked for a better place or better people to deal with. Thanks ED!

Room Tip: Ask or room 3 it has great views. Also ask for Ed.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank mike C
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Freeland, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2011

There are numerous reviewes describing the cleanliness. convenience and the friendly staff of the motel. So I will not repeat what has been already said, but I would like to point out the exceptional responsiveness of the motel owner and the manager. Even though we had paid for our entire stay, due to certain conditions we decided to check out one day earlier. Our decision was met with understanding and we have received a full refund for the last day. This clearly demonstrates how customer oriented the motel managemnet is.
Thanks again guys and we will see you next year.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Bedik
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Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2011

My husband and I always travel with our two dogs. Finding a clean, reputable, pet-friendly hotel is a necessity for us. The Rus Mar was extremely clean. The floors are tiled, which is great for pets. The manager, Ed, could not have been more attentive. He made our stay very pleasureable. The two receptionists were very helpful also. I had the pleasure of meeting some wonderful people during our stay. I can't wait to come back!
-Judi Kukula (PA)

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank judi k
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Mount Holly
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2011

We stayed in room 3 which had a great view of the beach and ocean. I stayed here 10 years before and it has been really updated since then. I found the staff very friendly, and quick with restaurant suggestions, directions and vacation tips. The location was great we just walked across the street to the beach. The room was very clean and the manager told me they also wash the comforters pretty often. It is an old school shore motel, we had an eff. which had stovetop burners and dishes to go along with the microwave, fridge and coffee pot. We didn't cook but if I was here for a week I could def see cooking eggs in the morning. If your coming to Wildwood you could do a lot worse than The Rus Mar...one negative no Ice Machine!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank ed011968
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Property: Rus Mar Motel
Address: 5010 Ocean Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-4552
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Wildwood
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 76 Hotels in Wildwood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We still have the same amazing location! On top of that!! The Rus Mar is under new management and has been totally renovated! Each room has new fixtures, beds, linens, and paint throughout! A fridge, microwave,and coffee pot is standard in every room. Some rooms are also efficiency units with stovetop cooking. You can still see the ocean from our rooms! Come stay with us! We remain pet friendly! ... more   less 

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